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? >> a look live in rio. the games are bringing current
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others who paved the way with their success. >> and reed cowan, you spoke with greg louganis. >> reporter: that's right. you know, a lot of olympic stars here in rio are getting to mingle with some of their mentors. we caught up with greg louganis in rio who really came here to mentor other athletes. you know, the spirit of this man is this -- this is a perfect way to really encapsulate who he given them away. he gave one to ryan white, who catapulted the a.i.d.s. epidemic in the front-page news. he gave another one to his coach. now that same giving spirit is here mentoring young divers. we caught up with greg louganis mentoring one collegiate diver and he was giving him all kinds of wise advice. >> i thing that we're all put on this earth for a reason.
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is an energy. if you interpret that energy as pressure like oh, my god, i have to be perfect. then you are more act to implode. but if you i ter pert that -- interpret that energy as success, everyone wants to see you succeed. >> reporter: all right. there was finger wagging social media. these capturing the moments called the finger wagging incident. american lilly king won a trash-talking duel with the russian opponent. king was credible that individual was able to compete after a 16-month suspension. that finger wagging made its way all around the globe. funny to see what caught everyone's attention. we're hearing about that and
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he's out there online doing quite the scowl. despite the finger wagging and scowl, a lot of happy people here. >> reed, quickly, i know you are a gadget guy like i am and technology is one your passions, what are you seeing as far as high tech? >> reporter: all right. people know we're friends and people often know that every time you buy an apple watch, i have to buy it. well, tomorrow we're going to th we'll see all of the digital high-tech that's behind the games and jim, i don't have a budget to bring anything back to you. but i do accept paypal or credit card. >> you are the trendsetter with that stuff. thank you. we're looking forward to seeing you again here tomorrow night. >> although, you do have the camera face, don't you. >> that's true. >> bring it tomorrow. don't forget.
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social media. even when they are not on air, they are sharing more videos and photos from rio online giving you a true behind the scenes experience. rio also hard at work showing the work. we have brianna here showing us no mountain is high. the olympic volunteer spent her downtime at climbing the highest peak in all of rio. you can take summit at news3lv.com. click on olympics. it's another huge night tonight, especially for swimming and gymnastics. >> yes, michael phelps is headed back to the pool swimming against the best in the world in the 200-meter butterfly. and katie ledecky would like another medal.
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straight gold medal. tonight, the women's gymnastic team goes for gold. all of the excitement begins at 8:00, right after the news at 7:00 and then the olympic zone. and then we'll get you caught up on the day's news. former illinois governor, rod blagojevich, will not get out of prison earlier. a federal judge ordered to resentence him decided to keep the original 14-year sentence in place. he started to for corruption in 2012. ,. the families of two americans killed in the attacks in benghazi are suing hillary clinton. they say the attack was caused by a private use of her e-mail. they say in the wrongful death
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also -- carelessness death. ten months after the el faro ship sank in a hurricane, searchers recovered the data recorder. there's some question about who gave the order to members. investigators are the ntsb hope the recorder will offer some insight. the final moments. the thrill of amusement parks is getting a new look after two very high-profile incidents. a 6-year-old girl in tennessee remains in condition after falling with two other fills on
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and then a boy died riding the world's tallest water slide. here's more. >> reporter: summer thrill seekers love the amusement park rides. the rush is all part of the fun until the fun turns tragic. >> i've got 30 kid that fell from the ferris wheel. >> reporter: three girls, 6, 8 and 16 dropped four stories l their basket flipped at a tennessee county fair. all rides are closed for inspection. >> no amusement rides will be operating until the state of tennessee gives us the green light to do so. >> reporter: and kansas state police are investigating what happened on the world's tallest water slide that caused a neck severe so severe it killed caleb schwab. researchers at nationwide
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numbers. they found an average of 4,423 children under 18 go to the emergency room every year for amusement park injuries. add in water parks, the most recent numbers show about 30,000 children injured last year with no one agency overseeing all kinds of rides. >> what we do know about water parks there's little federal oversight or regulations. parents should make sure kids follow the height, age requirements, and trust their instincts, making safety what counts most. emily schmidt, news 3. >> sometimes amusement parks can be dangerous for employees, too. this is a disney production for the character dopey falls through a railing. he fell on top of the goofy
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studios in florida. cast members were treated at the scene and were released. the show will continue to go on. >> thankfully, the costumes have extra padding. scary night for employees at a marijuana shop. >> armed robbers bust in. how the store manager was able to nab the crooks when he was not even there. and the 2020 olympics are still four years away, but one local girl has spent the last decade g
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scary moments in seattle when police say a fast-acting store manager helped arrest three armed robbers in a marijuana store. employees were closing up for the night when they opened a back door and the two suspects barged in with guns. the suspects forced three employees to the gun they stole money and some of the products at that store, too. what the robbers didn't know was the store manager was watching everything from home. he was able to call police and gave them real-time information. that helped lead to the suspects' arrest. self-driving cars blamed for a florida's man death this year. >> but on the other side, a driver in missouri says the technology actually saved his life of the joshua neely was
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it was a pulmonary emembolism. he knew he had to get to the hospital fast. >> he was able to drive the rest of the way which helped him get the help he needed even faster. he says if it wasn't for his so-called spaceship on wheels, the story would have had a very different ending. >> if something like that happens unconscious, i'm not gonna cross the interstate and slam into somebody. >> he says he loves his new car. despite controversy, theys these cars could save more highs. coming up at:00, a survivor of the boston marathon bombing is in los angeles to share her story. and a good-star mom gets a
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in the military. how the community came together to show her they still support her. let's take a look at weather. yesterday was smoke. another hot one. a lot of blue skies out there earlier today. you've been telling us this will be a week of changes. >> it is. don't you think that by now, 10 3 is -- is not >> it is. >> tomorrow, a double-digit day. that will be the last one for quite some time. if you look to the east, you will see clouds in the distance. we have storms brewing in arizona and i think they will get closer to us tomorrow. probably not close enough to do much as far as our sky is concerned. here is a time lapse. it wasn't until late. you can see the trees at the bottom of your screen, they are getting down with the breezes today. gust over 40 miles an hour around the edges of town and a
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town in kaiden, southeast part of the valley, they had a 40-mile-an-hour gust. double-digit temperature. and at the rv park, they are blowing as well. winds still blowing across the valley. i expect them to simmer down late this pack up tomorrow afternoon. they've been stronger outside of the valley, especially east of town but they've backed off considerably here over the last bit. as a result, don't think they will be blowing much stronger. tomorrow, when up head out the door, 80s. 97 in the late afternoon. we'll probably peak around 98, 99. the wind blowing generally, 5-15. there will be some gusts in the
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they've been getting close. tucson got run offer. phoenix had a big haboob and then. i don't think the rain will happen here. 83 in reason know. 94 in if salt lake. reno won't get out of the 80s. in southern nevada pahrump going down to0 of 77. then high temperatures tomorrow, mesquite at 98. indian springs at 94. but death valley, 11. 112. storms fire back up around midday tomorrow. expect some gusts over 20 miles an hour in the afternoon. looks like the thunderstorms will remain east of the las vegas valley and after tomorrow's 99 hope you get a
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all the way until december or chose to it. >> okay. [laughter] >> took my breath breath away. >> delayed action. >> okay. time for sports. amber is here with more on the u.s. gymnastics team. >> yes. it is a spoiler alert. so if you plan on watching in prime time tonight, you don't want to know who won, put on those earmuffs. plug your gymnastics team won gold. this was their first title. they wop in 2012. in 2020, they will look to win a third straight olympic gold medal and on that team, there might be a local girl. miley o'keefe of henderson is already on the junior national team and in june, she won her
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coming. but also knows she's gotta keep it cool. >> pretty exciting. but pretty nerve-racking because i feel like it's just gonna fly by. my coaches help me with my mental practice. they just tell me not too think too far ahead and go one moment at a time, one day at a time. and try not to stress about what could happen or what will but here is a look at what's happened in the olympics -- this is the current medal count. the u.s. still in the lead with 22 medals. 6 of them, in second place. and right now, youth baseball players are dreaming about going to the little league world series. mountain ridge little league representing the state of nevada
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stomp arizona, 15-4. it's a double-elimination tournament. mount ridge has lost one game. they play again tomorrow. whoever wins the whole tournament goes to williamsport. left of luck to them. you got a treatment, just like tim tebow. he was cut by philadelphia last year. now he plans to play professional baseball. he's holding a workout for mlb teams this mt high school. this is video from then. he reportedly had a .494 batting average as a junior of as far as training goes, he reportedly dove in head first, much like giants' catcher buster posey did hast night in miami. it was the 11th inning. he's given it his all. >> oh! from first to third.
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inning. all of that effort had to wait a few more innings. >> gotta go for it. just like miley. she's had 14 years of waiting. she's been training since she was 4. 18 when she makes it to tokyo, we hope. coming up -- a man in
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a month after 9/11, i got a call from david and he told me he was going into the national guard. he was sent to iraq to be a gunner on a humvee. a car pulled up in the driveway and three soldiers got out, and the sound of their boots as they came up those stairs will,
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it's a fate that i would not wish on anybody, not anybody. when i saw donald trump attack another gold star mother, i felt such a sense of outrage. ...wife, she was standing there, she had nothing to say, she probably... i would like to tell donald trump what it feels like, the sense of emptiness, that only losing a child can bring. those people should be honored and treated with kindness for the rest of their life,
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get your wednesday started in the low 80s. winds will be light. they had pick up in the afternoon. not as strong as today. probably see a few clouds but most of the storms will remain east of the las vegas valley. definitely check out kelly in the morning at 4:30 a.m. for any updates or revisions in the forecast. jim and marie? >> all right. thank you. finally tonight, a 91-year-old man spends his days helping others despite circumstances? he's in hospice care in michigan, where he's still knitting hats for the homeless. he has skin cansler and a mass on his kidney but he still knits every hat, one at a time. every two days it takes -- takes him to finish one. >> he says helping others makes him feel good and knitting hats is the best thing that's happened to him. he doesn't know how many hats he's made.
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>> you know, there are thousands of people who just smile because of what he's done for them. olympics coming up in about an hour. we have more news ahead at 7:00 and then the olympic zone at 7:30. hope you will still around
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a local husband accused of killing his wife who just filed for divorce is now under arrest. we'll take a closer look. a military mom who lost her
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never get. i heard a loud bang and put my fingers in my ears and covered my eyes. >> that's the survivor of the boston marathon bombing sharing her emotional story and reveals she didn't even plan to be there that day. a man suspected of murdering his wife in their east las vegas home is now behind >> police say 55-year-old arthur lopez has been on the run after beating his 78-year-old wife to death. good evening, everyone. glad you are with us. i'm jim snyder. >> i'm marie mortera. the couple was apparently going through a divorce at this time. news 3's antonio castelan went inside the home where the violent played out. >> the murder victim was beloved by all neighbors. we're learning new information from the police report, it says that the murder! 's husband called 911 and told

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